Landscape Contractor / Design Build Maintain

NOV 2017

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Deep learning, a system where artificial intelligence programming helps computers learn from ex - perience, is the idea behind soft- ware created by that examines photographs and videos of construction activity to detect safety hazards. As reported in the Engineering News-Record by An - drew Rink of GPU manufacturer NVIDIA, the software uses "com - puter vision, or technology that makes it possible for computers to see and recognize what's in a picture," and compares it, in this case, to thousands of images of safe or dangerous jobsites to de - termine current risks. I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 6 5 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 1 2 0 WELCOME TO THE MARKETPLACE I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 2 1 3 Process and Publish Construction Renders More Efficiently Utilizing cloud technology, Top- con Positioning Group's MAGNET Collage Web lets construction proj - ect teams effectively process and share, through a web brows- er, precision jobsite data collected by paving scanners, mapping devices and surveying equipment. The new service integrates with MAGNET Collage Office, and features fast loading visu - alization and high-fidelity rendering. Examples can be seen at Helping Improve Job Performance AI Aids in Jobsite Safety Caterpillar's Scott Hagemann says assistance technology such as systems that control blade and bucket movement on construc - tion equipment continues to advance. For excavators, boom movement and bucket roll can be automatically adjusted to maintain a constant bucket angle and a targeted digging depth.

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